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Environmental Management, PhD

University of Pretoria
2 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
Pretoria
English
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17,500 ZAR

Program description

University of Pretoria Master Programs

Environmental Management, PhD

The purpose of this option is to train environmental graduates considered generalists for managing the full spectrum of human-environment-economic interactions. On completion of the training, candidates should be conversant and be able to partake in, or render advice concerning, all aspects involved in managing social, economic and environmental processes in a sustainable manner. This includes social and environmental impact assessment, policy formulation, social development and planning, ecosystem structure, composition and function, ecosystem services, ecosystem health, invasive species, species and community restoration, conservation education, local communities and conservation, economic inefficiency, misallocation, market failure, policy failure, the economics of renewable and non-renewable resources, cost-benefit analysis, valuation of environmental goods and services and environmental accounting. The student will obtain direct exposure to the environmental industry. Upon obtaining this degree, the student also will be qualified to write the professional examination required for certified internal environmental auditors. Professional examinations could be written with the IEMA-approved International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA).

Admission requirements

Admission is dependent on the candidate being in possession of an MSc or MAgric in Environmental Management or an equivalent degree with the status thereof as evaluated by the Director of the Centre for Environmental Studies, the Director of the Postgraduate School for Agriculture and Rural Development and the Head(s) of the particular Department(s). In addition to further theoretical studies as prescribed by the Director and Head(s) of the relevant Department(s) the study will involve a doctoral research thesis under guidance of a supervisor selected by the Director and Head of Department. The supervisor will be a suitable academic staff member of the University of Pretoria. mission is additionally dependent on availability of supervisor/s and/or projects within the department.

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The University of Pretoria is the leading research university in South Africa and also one of the largest in the country. There are six different campuses and a number of other sites of operation such as the Pretoria Academic Hospital....


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University of Pretoria

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
0002 Pretoria
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